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1975 Cadillac Eldorado vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Cadillac Eldorado. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Cadillac Eldorado would be higher. At 8,192 cc (8 cylinders), 1975 Cadillac Eldorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 80 more horse power than 1975 Cadillac Eldorado. (180 HP @ 3600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1975 Cadillac Eldorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Cadillac Eldorado weights approximately 736 kg more than 2002 Acura CL.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1975 Cadillac Eldorado (487 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 172 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1975 Cadillac Eldorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

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1975 Cadillac Eldorado 2002 Acura CL
Make Cadillac Acura
Model Eldorado CL
Year Released 1975 2002
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 8192 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 487 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 109.2 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 109.3 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2316 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 5700 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 3210 mm 2580 mm


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